P-3 Orion on NBC Nightly News

Since some of our members have worked on this fine Lockheed product, I thought folks would appreciate this link. NBC’s Nightly News broadcast on Sunday 22 May featured a report from the deck of a P-3 Orion being used in the search for EgyptAir flight… Read More

AIAA Robotics Gift

The newspaper clipping covers most of the information. Our section gave a generous donation this year to support Fannin County High School robotics. Fannin county is in north Georgia at the border with Tennessee. It is an area that does not have easy access to… Read More

May 2016 Dinner Meeting Recap

  We ended the section year with a fantastic dinner meeting. Our guest was Michelle Evans, author of The X-15 Rocket Plane: Flying the First Wings into Space. Ms. Evans showed lots of historic pictures of the people, equipment, and places that led to hypersonic… Read More

Russell Elementary Ready for Launch

On Thursday 12 May and Friday 13 May, Russell Elementary School in Smyrna will conduct their 18th simulated space mission. If you look at the calendar on their website, you’ll notice STS-18 on the list. More information, including a picture of the crew, ground team,… Read More

Georgia UAVs in the News

In the current 24-hour news cycle you may have heard about Governor Deal vetoing the campus carry law. Or you heard about Senator Ted Cruz suspending his bid for the Republican nomination. Or maybe you heard the sad news that a Navy SEAL was killed… Read More